Canadian National Railway (CN) has released its Winter Plan 2023-2024, revealing its fleet update along with it.
Developed by Progress Rail, the locomotives combine a diesel-electric system with battery packs, promising improved fuel efficiency and reduced environmental impact.
The Oregon-based company that builds, maintains and leases freight wagons in North America, Europe and Brazil, booked a record-breaking order in its fiscal fourth quarter that ended in August.
The first two out of five overhauled Class 39 locomotives by Traxtion will start operation in east Africa, with the remaining locomotives soon to follow.
California High-Speed Rail Authority is calling for requests for qualifications from rolling stock manufacturers to deliver six high-speed trains.
These locomotives feature advanced hybrid technology that reduces emissions and operating costs, promoting sustainable rail operations.
The European rolling stock leasing company, Akiem, has ordered 15 additional Siemens Vectron locomotives, both for alternative current and the multisystem ones.
Electric locomotives leasing company Railpool signs a contract with Alstom to deliver 50 Traxx Universal multisystem locomotives.
The tests, carried out in compliance with European regulations and tailored to the specific conditions of the Irish rail system, aim to ensure the vehicles' suitability for the country's unique infrastructure.
Adif AV expands fleet with €21 million investment in auscultator train for rail infrastructure assessment
The vehicle, which can travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h on standard gauge tracks, is equipped with advanced dynamic track and overhead line auscultation systems, odometry capabilities, and power collection analysis equipment.
Asset manager and lessor Northrail, on behalf of RIVE Private Investment, concluded a framework agreement with Alstom to deliver up to 50 Traxx Universal locomotives, with a fixed order for the first fifteen locomotives.
Equipped with ETCS and various technical upgrades, these locomotives will contribute to the fleet renewal strategy and ensure reliable and cost-effective maintenance.
In a span of a single week, two rolling stock manufacturers and one leasing company announced round numbers that celebrate their milestones.
The Bahanaga train disaster site in Odisha was visited by Indian Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to assess rehabilitation efforts.
On Friday 2 June, a tragic incident occurred in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. Two passenger trains collided. According to the latest information, 288 people have died and around 900 have been injured, but there may still be many people trapped underneath the carriages. A rescue operation is under way.
The extension will run for 8 years, until 2031, and builds upon Siemens Mobility's recent digital upgrade, allowing the trains to remotely monitor their condition through Railigent X technology.